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Recipe: A family-favorite casserole dish

A reader shares a recipe that was passed down from her mother.

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New Snohomish County eateries: A sneak peek of upcoming restaurants

The Daily Herald is publishing its monthly list of upcoming restaurants in Snohomish County.

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Recipe: History’s ‘most delicious’ raisin drop cookies

Raisins are the star of the show in this easy cookie recipe from Daily Herald reader Jackie Noble.

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Sreylish "Alice" Tum, owner of Alice’s Goodie-Licious, smiles with an assortment of the malasadas and kolaches she makes at Bobby’s Hawaiian Style Restaurant on Monday, March 14, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Searching for locally-made pies and other goodies? Head to Facebook

Where can you find some of the best food in Snohomish County? On social media, of course.

Sreylish "Alice" Tum, owner of Alice’s Goodie-Licious, smiles with an assortment of the malasadas and kolaches she makes at Bobby’s Hawaiian Style Restaurant on Monday, March 14, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
In a story about Manca's Cafe closing in the 1950s, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer noted that "most Dutch Baby addicts could eat two at a sitting." (Courtesy of Mark Manca)

Nuggets: A new column and a delicious piece of local history

Dutch babies were created in Washington state, and the inventor’s great grandson lives in Everett.

In a story about Manca's Cafe closing in the 1950s, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer noted that "most Dutch Baby addicts could eat two at a sitting." (Courtesy of Mark Manca)
Bantaba in Lynnwood serves up West African dishes like benachin. Also known as jollof rice, the popular Gambian dish is vibrant red from the use of tomatoes and spices. Bantaba serves theirs with a choice of fish ($11), beef ($12) or lamb ($13). Thursday, March 10, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald) 20220315

Hearty West African cuisine in Lynnwood

Bantaba will make you feel right at home with portions so big that leftovers are a given.

Bantaba in Lynnwood serves up West African dishes like benachin. Also known as jollof rice, the popular Gambian dish is vibrant red from the use of tomatoes and spices. Bantaba serves theirs with a choice of fish ($11), beef ($12) or lamb ($13). Thursday, March 10, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald) 20220315
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A hearty recipe for smoked sausage soup

In this week’s Food Forum, a reader shares a cozy smoked sausage soup recipe.

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Carne asada and chorizo tacos from Carniceria Los Compadres on Thursday, March 3, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish County grocery stores double as dining destinations

These restaurant-grocery hybrids serve up tacos, pupusas, bibimbap and more.

Carne asada and chorizo tacos from Carniceria Los Compadres on Thursday, March 3, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2009 file photo, a can of Spam is shown on a counter in North Andover, Mass. To honor Spam lovers in Hawaii, Hormel Foods will release a new flavor, Portuguese sausage Spam, exclusively for the state at a street festival on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Honolulu. The flavor, which will be available to sample at the event, may eventually be sold elsewhere in the region and internationally. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Spam and melty cheddar sandwiches fit for a party

In this week’s Food Forum, Spam stars in a super-easy sandwich recipe from reader Patricia Rudd.

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2009 file photo, a can of Spam is shown on a counter in North Andover, Mass. To honor Spam lovers in Hawaii, Hormel Foods will release a new flavor, Portuguese sausage Spam, exclusively for the state at a street festival on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Honolulu. The flavor, which will be available to sample at the event, may eventually be sold elsewhere in the region and internationally. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Emory's on Silver Lake claims the title of largest dining deck in Snohomish County. (Sharon Salyer /The Herald)

Emory’s on Silver Lake will keep name, new owners say

According to new ownership at Anthony’s Restaurants, the biggest change will be where Emory’s sources its ingredients.

Emory's on Silver Lake claims the title of largest dining deck in Snohomish County. (Sharon Salyer /The Herald)
Sablefish for Forum

A local fishing family shares an easy sablefish recipe

Since announcing the return of Food Forum last week, we’ve received more than a dozen recipes from readers.

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This slice of Mardi Gras offers a respite in troubling times

If you’re in the mood for a cooking project and a break from the news, chocolate king cake is a delicious way to celebrate Fat Tuesday.

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Emory's restaurant on Silver Lake in Everett. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald) 20220224

‘End of an era’: Emory’s restaurant sold; Anthony’s taking over

The well-known Northwest restaurant group says it will retain many features of the Silver Lake waterfront landmark in Everett.

Emory's restaurant on Silver Lake in Everett. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald) 20220224
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New Snohomish County restaurants: A sneak peek

The Daily Herald will begin publishing monthly lists of upcoming restaurants in Snohomish County.

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Cooking with Taylor: The making of a Dutch baby, and a harrowing hiking tale

It’s “basically a giant pancake,” though slightly less fluffy and a bit more chewy.

Judyrae Kruse, longtime writer of The Herald's Forum cooking column, died Tuesday. She wrote the reader-to-reader recipe exchange column for 36 years, starting in 1977.

We’re reviving our recipe column: Submit your favorites to The Daily Herald

Help revive a past reader favorite, the Forum, by sending your favorite recipes to The Daily Herald.

Judyrae Kruse, longtime writer of The Herald's Forum cooking column, died Tuesday. She wrote the reader-to-reader recipe exchange column for 36 years, starting in 1977.
The Bayside Cafe's breakfast sandwich includes hash brown, JUST egg, cheddar cheese, mayo and Impossible sausage. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)

Our guide to vegan dining in Snohomish County

Here are plant-based restaurant options in Snohomish County (and a food writer’s meaty confession).

The Bayside Cafe's breakfast sandwich includes hash brown, JUST egg, cheddar cheese, mayo and Impossible sausage. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)
Anne Abbott and James Abbott, who operated Buck's American Cafe in Everett together since 2015, were married since 1999. Anne died on Jan. 15, 2022, just weeks after a cancerous mass was discovered in her brain. (Credit: The Abbott family)

Buck’s co-owner dies: ‘Kindness defined Anne’ Abbott, 46

She ran two Everett restaurants, raised two kids and was “not one to complain.” She died of an aggressive cancer.

Anne Abbott and James Abbott, who operated Buck's American Cafe in Everett together since 2015, were married since 1999. Anne died on Jan. 15, 2022, just weeks after a cancerous mass was discovered in her brain. (Credit: The Abbott family)
Diners sit inside Rocket Alley Bar & Grill in Arlington during lunchtime on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. (Taylor Goebel  /  The Daily Herald)

They’re bowled over by the food at Rocket Alley in Arlington

Sure, it’s a bowling alley, but ask any local: They rave about the menu of self-taught owner Steve Saunders.

Diners sit inside Rocket Alley Bar & Grill in Arlington during lunchtime on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. (Taylor Goebel  /  The Daily Herald)
Taylor Goebel, The Daily Herald new Food and Restaurant Reporter, introduces herself with 5 places around Snohomish County. Foods left to right: Marinated Chicken from El Pollo Rico, Fish and Chips from Ray's Drive In and Bingo from Milkie Milkie. (Photo Illustration by Kevin Clark / The Herald)

New Herald food writer ‘stoked’ to cover Snohomish County food scene

Taylor Goebel arrives from Delaware to write about our culinary culture.

Taylor Goebel, The Daily Herald new Food and Restaurant Reporter, introduces herself with 5 places around Snohomish County. Foods left to right: Marinated Chicken from El Pollo Rico, Fish and Chips from Ray's Drive In and Bingo from Milkie Milkie. (Photo Illustration by Kevin Clark / The Herald)